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The Anglo-South African War or Boer War of 1899 to 1902

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of life as...

Howick History: The “Old Age” Pension

Having served in the British Army for 20 years or more, the Fencibles of Howick, worn out, infirm and poor, collected their paltry pensions...

Servant problems?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary last year and the countdown to the 175th celebrations. When the first...

A good education for Howick students?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of...

Punt or bridge the Tamaki River?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Preserving food in a Fencible village

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary celebrations, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it...

Early settlers weather prediction

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Pam retires after three decades as secretary

Pamela Taylor remembers the very first building that was plonked at the site of what is now the Howick Historical Village. "I think it was...

Howick Fencibles only called out once 18

We continue the series marking the Howick district’s 170th anniversary with insights from historian Alan La Roche On April 14th 1851, a Thames Maori called...

Remembering the fallen

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the Howick district's 170th anniversary. He focuses on some of those who served in World...

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